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UMAT, (The Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admissions Test) is a test designed as part of the selection process for students wanting to enter a range of Health Sciences courses such as Medicine, Dentistry and some other Health Science Degrees. It is an aptitude test, not an IQ or personality test and it is designed to test candidates skills in critical thinking, problem solving, understanding people and non-verbal reasoning - all important attributes in studying in these areas.

You can get full details of the UMAT system, exams and timetables on the UMAT website here.

To see which Universities and which courses within these Universities require you to sit the UMAT - click here.

A summary is below:

You will need a UMAT score to apply for undergraduate admission to any of the following courses*:

The University of Adelaide Medicine, Dental Surgery
Charles Sturt University Dental Science
Charles Darwin University Clinical Sciences
Flinders University Clinical Sciences/Medicine
La Trobe University Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry#
Monash University Medicine
The University of Newcastle/
University of New England
Joint Medical Program
The University of New South Wales Medicine
The University of Queensland Medicine (provisional entry), Dental Science
University of Tasmania Medicine
Curtin University Medicine
The University of Western Australia Medicine (Diect Pathway), Dental Medicine (Direct Pathway)
Western Sydney University Medicine
University of Auckland Medicine
University of Otago Medicine, Dental Surgery

# UMAT is required only for non-Year 12 students

*Please note that at select institutions international students may be exempt from taking UMAT or may be required to sit a different test. For details candidates should refer to the websites of the universities to which they intend to apply.